Wargaming Tradecraft: Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Last Week at Wargaming Tradecraft


Couple posts about flock this week. First was a tip on using spice racks and the second was how to dry it out.

For those wondering, yes, life gets in the way, but my airbrushing posts are nearing completion!



Last Week in the Community


News


Massive Voodoo has a good review on the new Finecast Models from Games Workshop - it looks to be about the same as most other people are saying:
http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2011/06/games-workshops-finecast-review.html

Tutorials


A great mod from Ron http://fromthewarp.blogspot.com/2011/05/adeptus-custode-conversion.html

Continuation of Dethtron's gaming board http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/05/gaming-on-budget-making-gaming-surface_30.html

The HoP reprints some simple razor wire http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/06/user-content-wednesday-how-to-make.html

More from Dethtron on his gaming board http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/06/gaming-on-budget-in-flat-fields.html

An incredible tutorial from MassiveVoodoo on making marble bases http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2011/06/tutorial-painting-marble.html

Tips


Ron talks about contrasts by varying the types of shadows you use on a single mini http://fromthewarp.blogspot.com/2011/06/hobby-focus-varying-your-shadows.html

Here's something that's on my actual blog to-do list, but it covers using diluted paints http://bestienmeister.blogspot.com/2011/06/tutorial-thinning-down-your-paint.html

Gallery


More great stuff from Gimnir http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://gimnir.blogspot.com/2011/05/sacerdote-guerrero_30.html

Eldar!
weapons diagram http://carlos1170.deviantart.com/art/Eldar-Weapons-91365649
anime Banshees http://corvenicenail.deviantart.com/art/Banshees-Howling-150996310
Autarch http://yuliapw.deviantart.com/art/Autarch-208300668
Farseer battle http://tghermit.deviantart.com/art/Eldar-vs-Jace-173283018
(this user has some very cool abstract stuff)
nice corsair http://farseerenoch.deviantart.com/art/corsair-prince-209066650
sexy Eldar http://lapislazulix.deviantart.com/art/Eldar-Bounty-Hunter-181767364
nice gritty retribution soldiers http://necro1989.deviantart.com/art/Dawnguard-Sentinels-Troopers-208927698
chibi firedragons wut http://razorsteel.deviantart.com/art/Chibi-Dragons-210380136

There's some excellent Exodite Eldar stuff here, thinking out of the box:
http://farseerenoch.deviantart.com/art/exodite-vibro-cannon-raptor-208891530
http://farseerenoch.deviantart.com/art/eldar-knight-walker-208891814
http://farseerenoch.deviantart.com/art/eldar-centaur-208891648

two words: squig cat http://tghermit.deviantart.com/art/SquigCat-174641666
anime necron http://ska-fandr.deviantart.com/art/Necron-210949247
nurgle knight http://9th-max.deviantart.com/art/knights-of-nurgle-2oo6-211165162 (very much in old school GW style)
Death Dread http://noldofinve.deviantart.com/art/The-Sign-of-the-Emperor-210858907
more from the "reasons Ultramarines failed" http://dartp.deviantart.com/art/old-spacemarine-WIP-209915912
hardcore cosplay http://mrrusser.deviantart.com/art/The-Space-Marines-210020817
SPESH MUHREENS! http://lynxc.deviantart.com/art/Lord-Kaldor-Draigo-210913275 (but awesome)
Burna Ork, very cool http://davidjwalters.deviantart.com/art/Smokin-165584434


Gaming


Brent shows off a good way to mark unit activity during a game http://strictlyaverage.blogspot.com/2011/05/marking-your-units-move.html

GMort talks about arrogance and laziness in gaming http://www.houseofpaincakes.com/2011/05/arrogance-and-laziness.html

Thor offers way to keep the game fresh http://creativetwilight.com/2011/06/gaming-keeping-things-fresh

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